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Any ideas on this eye issue?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by wendybowen131, Feb 24, 2015.

  1. wendybowen131

    wendybowen131 Out Of The Brooder

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    We have had her about 3-4 weeks, i noticed her eye was slightly swollen the morning after brought her home. It continued to get bigger. I took her to my small animal vet (some called me crazy), he drained the cyst & it was back within a day. He seems to think it's chemosis. I have been putting drops in it for about 2 weeks. It hasn't worsened, but it's not going down. She has no other symptoms. I need chicken expertise! [​IMG]
     
  2. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I have never seen anything quite like that, and I'm not familiar with Chemosis, but it seems like she should be on antibiotics if it's coming back. Have you asked the vet about that? I would call him back if I were you.
     
  3. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC by the way. And no you're not crazy, many people solicit vet's help in dealing with their birds.
     
  4. wendybowen131

    wendybowen131 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. We are starting her on antibiotics tomorrow. He has also mentioned removing it. I will try a series of meds first.
     

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